Djibouti

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 20th, 2014
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WHEN Isaias Afewerki, Eritrea’s president, introduced compulsory military service in 1995, he said it would be good for the emerging nation. Conscription was supposed to create a disciplined, hard-working generation, strengthen the army and instill national pride. Nearly 20 years on, new research rev...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 19th, 2014
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In light of the visit of the Ethiopian Prime Minister, South Africa’s Ogaden community organized a protest outside the Pan-African Parliament in Johannesburg calling for freedom and condemning Ethiopia’s occupation and human rights violations committed against the Ogaden. Below is an article publishe...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2014
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by Eskinder Nega Kaliti Prison, Addis Ababa The mistakes of my life. Ah! I could go on and on and on about them. (Warning, I am aiming for your sympathy.) There are the missed opportunities. (God is generous, I squandered them all, literally.) There are the wrong choices (Hey there is at least the ad...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 17th, 2014
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Premium Times In a month when we are celebrating women, today, Sunday March 16th is Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu’s 1000th day of imprisonment for simply doing her job. A columnist for several Amharic-language newspapers, Reeyot Alemu was one of the first journalists arrested in a 2011 gove...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Semayawi Party in Ethiopia has done it again! This time it is the young women of Semayawi Party who took to the streets of Addis Ababa during the 5k run held as part of the International Women’s Day celebrations on March 9. They spoke; no, they cried out the unvarnished truth [&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2014
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The Horn of Africa is the most conflict ridden region in the world. The people and the land are devastated by endless wars. The de facto no war no peace policy that has persisted between Ethiopia and Eritrea for the last 13 years affects the lives of millions in both countries and the stability of [&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 14th, 2014
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by Assefaw Bariagaber By Samuel N. The Africa Today journal devoted its recent volume to research papers on Post-liberation Eritrea. The first of the research papers in this special issue investigates “an important variable in explaining current and recent refugee movement from Eritrea and other coun...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 10th, 2014
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By Nebiyou Alemayehu & Natnael kabtimer (oslo) ) On 6th March 2014 Frontline club Oslo organized an event in collaboration with NEW FRONTIERS entitled “In the Name of Democracy: Land Grabbing and Genocide in Ethiopia” at Filmen Hus Oslo. As it is known Norway is the only Western country that has ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Mar 10th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam “As I look around the EITI implementing countries, I do not accept that the situation for civil society in Ethiopia is worse than a great many of them.” That was the didactic pronouncement of Ms. Claire Short, Chair of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 8th, 2014
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Facing inequality, poverty and domestic violence, Ethiopian women are aspiring for a better future, as millions around the world as marking the International Women’s Day. “I support my family. I pay school fees for my sisters and brothers. I am also married,” Elzabeth Beyene, 21, a ...